Tired of a in a hotel lobby or lunch at an ordinary bar? Upgrade your business meeting with a dash of culture:
Housed in the coach house of the ‘summer house’ Huize Frankendael you’ll find Restaurant Merkelbach. The building has been built in the 17th century and is the only former ‘summer house’ in the Amsterdam open to the public. Weather permitted, there’s a garden terrace. Read full review about Merkelbach >>
Open daily from 8h30 till late.
Huize Frankendael, Middenweg 72, Watergraafsmeer (area east of Amstel station), Amsterdam.
Housed in the Hermitage Amsterdam, cafe-restaurant Neva offers great views over the gardens of the muyseum. There’s also a garden terrace, weather permitted.
Open daily from 9h. Read more about the Hermitage museum >>
Hermitage Amsterdam, Nieuwe Keizersgracht 1, Amsterdam.
Housed in the EYE Film Institute, this bar offers great views over ‘t Ij waterways and Amsterdam city. There’s also a ‘waterfront’ balcony-terrace, weather permitted.
Open daily from 10h - late.
EYE Bar-restaurant, Ijpromenade 1, Amsterdam Noord.
Housed in the Maritiem museum, this restaurant offers view on water ‘t Ij.
Open daily from 10-17h
Het Scheepvaartmuseum, Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam.
Housed in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t Ij and also this place is located on ‘t Ij. It’s not a ‘coffee’ place though, yet a lunch can be served for E12.50. There’s also a ‘waterfront’ terrace, weather permitted.
Open Tuesdays-Sundays from 10h30 till late.
Muziekgebouw aan ‘t Ij, Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam.